Merry’s Cold Chicken Pasta Salad

Salads, Mains, Sides | 30 Minutes or Less | Poultry

SERVES 4 as main, 6 to 8 as a side - START TO FINISH: 20 minutes
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Merry’s Cold Chicken Pasta Salad

2 cups dry short pasta of choice, such as gemini or macaroni
1 hard boiled egg, peeled and chopped
2/3 cup chopped celery
3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons sweet salad cubes (diced sweet pickle)
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1 cup cooked, shredded and chilled chicken

1. Cook the pasta according to package directions. When al dente, rinse with cool water and drain well. Set aside.
2. Meanwhile, combine egg, celery, mayonnaise, mustard, pickle, black pepper, salt and garlic powder in a medium bowl and mix well. Refrigerate until pasta is ready.
3. When pasta is done, add the chicken and reserved pasta to the chilled “dressing” and toss well to coat. Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 24 hours before serving.

Merry’s Cold Chicken Pasta Salad

Approximate Values Per main serving: 296 calories , 7 g fat (1 g saturated), 76mg cholesterol, 19.5 g protein, 37g carbohydrates, 2 g dietary fiber, 567 mg sodium

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